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Ecology -- United States

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View Resource Flora of North America (FNA)

A binational collaboration of over 800 botanists and 30 institutions in the US and Canada, the FNA project is producing "a comprehensive set of taxonomic treatments for all North American plant species and infraspecific taxa" to be published online and in 30 printed volumes by Oxford University Press. FNA treatments include "accepted names, synonyms, bibliographic references, keys for...

http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=1
View Resource Ecological Subregions of the United States

The electronic (interactive) version of a 1994 publication by the US Forest Service (USFS), this companion site is based on the National Hierarchical Framework of Ecological Units, designed to provide "a standardized method for classifying, mapping, and describing ecological units" in the US. Ecological Subregions of the United States, contains the biophysical descriptions for the color-coded...

https://www.fs.fed.us/land/ecosysmgmt/
View Resource Ecological Subregions of the United States

An electronic (interactive) version of a 1994 publication by the US Forest Service (USFS), this site is based on the National Hierarchical Framework of Ecological Units, designed to provide "a standardized method for classifying, mapping, and describing ecological units" in the US. Ecological Subregions of the United States, contains the biophysical descriptions for the color-coded maps. This is a...

https://www.fs.fed.us/land/pubs/ecoregions/
View Resource Description of the Ecoregions of the United States

An electronic (interactive) version of a 1995 publication by the US Forest Service (USFS), this site is based on the National Hierarchical Framework of Ecological Units, designed to provide "a standardized method for classifying, mapping, and describing ecological units" in the US. The "Ecoregions of the United States" contains three simple color maps of the United States (including Alaska, Hawaii...

https://www.fs.fed.us/land/ecosysmgmt/index.html
View Resource National Wildlife Federation: Campus Ecology

This website features the National Wildlife Federation's Campus Ecology program. This program was established over a decade ago to "assist students, faculty, staff, and administrators in transforming colleges and universities into learning and teaching models of environmental sustainability(...)" and has supported 2,000 campus projects nation-wide. Each year more than 100 schools enroll in the...

https://www.nwf.org/Campus-Ecology.aspx
View Resource Ecological Society of America

Founded in 1915, the Ecological Society of America (ESA) is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization of scientists that is dedicated to several primary goals related to the promotion of ecological science, raising the public's level of awareness of the importance of ecological science, and increasing the resources available for the conduct of ecological science. The website is an indispensable source...

http://www.esa.org/esa/
View Resource USGS: Western Ecological Research Center

The Western Ecological Research Center is part of the Biological Resources Division of the USGS, and focuses on the diverse bioregions of the pacific southwestern United States. The WERC website presents information about a variety of its research activities including work with wildlife, invasive species, coastal ecosystems, fire ecology, and more. The site also links to information about jobs,...

https://www.werc.usgs.gov/
View Resource NOAA: Great Lakes Eco-Region Screenshot

The Great Lakes are vast, and provide fabulous laboratories for people to learn about everything from hydrology to cultural geography. This remarkable collection from NOAA brings together multimedia, lessons, real-world data, and background information about these bodies of water. The homepage features a meditative narrative essay that combines topographic description with general observations...

http://www.noaa.gov/resource-collections/great-lakes-eco-reg...
View Resource Cornell University Cooperative Extension Screenshot

The Cornell Cooperative Extension program brings Cornell University's land-grant programs to citizens across the Empire State. This website is part of the Extension's rather impressive public outreach efforts. Clicking on the Program Areas tab allows visitors to learn about various thematic work on subjects like Agriculture and Food Systems and Community and Economic Vitality. Each of these areas...

http://cce.cornell.edu/
View Resource West Virginia Natural Resources Conservation Service Screenshot

West Virginia is a state diverse in its natural resources: the United States Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) has a presence in all 55 counties. One of the NRCS's key activities in the state is to craft conversation plans, which are designed to outline the different measures that a land owner can take to protect the natural resources on his or her property....

https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/site/wv/home/